Due to the variant spellings of the name, it is uncertain whether all the entries below refer to this Henry Forrer. 1767 On 28 March, Henry Forry granted water rights to Christian Stoner in York County.  1790 Henry Forey and wife (no children) lived in Hellam Twp, York County, Pennsylvania. Nearby was Abraham Forrey with 5 females and 5 younger males.  1798 Henry Forry [Forrer] was listed in the US direct tax with a wood house, size 24 by 28 feet, one story, 4 windows, 32 panes, on a 2 acre lot. Henry Forey had a house valued at $1512 and a dwelling valued at $300. Henry Forry had a barn of wood on 140 acres and 60 acres on barrens, adjoining Christian Stoner, valued at $1210. Henry Forry had a dwelling valued at $220.  1800 Henry Forny [Forrer] (age 26-44) and 2 Males (Henry, Ulrich) and 4Females (Magdalena, Nancy, Barbara, and Mary) under age 10 and 1F age 16-25 lived in Hellam Twp, York County, Pennsylvania. Christian Newcomer lived nearby.  Christian Stoner was listed on the prior page. 1810 Henry Forry and wife (both age 26-45) and 5 sons and 4 daughters lived in Hellam Twp, York County, Pennsylvania. Nearby was Abraham Floary and family. Neighbors included Ziegler, Sentlohn, Daron, and Shell.  1811 A deed dated October 8 conveyed 46.11 acres in Hellam Twp, York County, Pennsylvania from attorneys of John Penn to Henry Furry.  1820 Henry Florey (age 45+) lived in Hellam Twp, York County, Pennsylvania with family. Henry Newcommer (age 45+) was listed on the same page.  1828 A deed dated March 6 conveyed land in Hellam Twp, York County, Pennsylvania from John Penn to Henry Forry Sr.  1830 Henry Forney (age 60-70) lived in Hellam Twp, York County, Pennsylvania with female (age 40-50) and family. John Newcommer (age 60-70) was listed on the same page.  1836 Henry Forry died. Son John Florey and David Bahn (a neighbor?) were executors for his estate. David Fahringer and Michael Streiblin prepared the inventory. On August 11, 1836, they posted $15,000 Pennsylvania money when they were bound to the roles. 1836 The inventory for Henry Forry's estate was posted 19 August. The inventory of Henry's estate included carpenter tools, animals, windmill, grindstone, smiths tools, 4 wagons, a lot of books, 1 share of bridge stock, 60 bank shares, apple mill, and other items. The inventory for the widow included furniture, cloth, animals 7 books, and other items. Bonds and notes were due from Zacharias Hengst $35, Abraham Forry $546, Jacob Forry$184+$26-, and John Forry $40. Amounts by advancement (?) Henry Forry $1189, Jacob Lehman $1211, Ulrich Forry $416 (deceased), Henry Fisher $470 (Barbara), Jacob Stultzbach $1051 (Nancy or Anna), Joseph Rohrer $993 (Maria), John Forry $1001, Jacob Forry $867, Abraham Forry $913, Daniel Forry $52, Elizabeth Forry $68, and Fronica Forry $16. John, Abraham, Jacob, and Daniel Forry were present at the estate sale (vendu) on 22 Nov 1836. Widow, Jacob, Joseph?, John, and Daniel Forry; Henry Fisher; and Jacob Lehman were present at the estate sale (vendu) on 5 Jan 1837. Another sale was held on 8 Mar 1837. Daniel Forry bought several of the books including the bible. Abraham and John also bought books. Woodland lots were sold: 1/3rd on 1 Apr 1837 to John Kauffman, 1/3rd on 1 Apr 1838 to Henry Williams, and 1/3rd on the death of the widow. Henry was buried at Stoner Cemetery, Hellam Twp, York County, Pennsylvania. 1836 On 13 Sep, Henry's son John Forry requested the court to determine whether and how to to divide the land from the estate, because the heirs could not agree. Sheriff Adam Eichelberger appointed 12 honest ment to value the 4 parcels of land. 1836 On 3 Oct, Elizabeth, Fanny, Joseph, and Samuel Forry, all minors age 14 or older, requested that Peter Deitz be assigned as guardian. Widow Magdalena requested that Michael Strebig be appointed guardian for the minors Susanna, David, and Rudy Fory, all under age 14. This was witnessed by David Bahn and Daniel Forry. 1838 Accounts were settled by Peter Deitz, ward of minor sons Henry, Samuel, and Joseph Forry. 1838 On 31 March, Magdalena Lehmann wife of Jacob Lehman of Hellam Twp claimed entitlement to $43 + $612.50 from the sale of land in the estate of Henry. She asked that the money be transferred to her husband and the judge (George Barnitz) agreed that she did so without any threat or compulsion on the part of her husband. 1838 On 22 May, Nancy Sultzbach, wife of John Sultzbach of Upper Paxton Twp, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania claimed entitlement to $43 + $612.50 from the sale of land in the estate of Henry. She asked that the money be transferred to her husband and the judge (George Barnitz) agreed that she did so without any threat or compulsion on the part of her husband. 1838 On 20 July, Mary Rohrer, wife of Joseph Rohrer of Stark County, Ohio claimed entitlement to settlement from the estate of her father Henry. She asked that the money be transferred to her husband and the judge agreed and the agreement was sent to Judge George Barnitz of York County, Pennsylvania. 1840 Sons John, Henry, and Jacob Forey lived in Hellam Twp, York County, Pennsylvania, but none had an older female (widow Forrey) in the household.  1842 On 2 Aug, minors over the age of 14 Susanna, David, and Rudy Forry petitioned the Orphans' Court to appoint John Houser as their guardian because Michael Strebig had lately died. The appointment was made. Footnotes  York County Pennsylvania Deed C-260  US census, 1790, PA, York, Hellam, p 380, Christian Stoner was listed on the next page  United States Direct Tax of 1798: Pennsylvania. Film M372. IRS, Record Group 58. NARA, ancestry.com  US census, PA, York, Hellam, pagination 1318  US census, 1810  York County Pennsylvania Deed 2W-142  US census, 1820  York County Pennsylvania Deed 3I-476  US census, 1830  US census
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